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MARINA DI RAGUSA & MARINA DI MODICA

 

Marina di Ragusa

Coming under the administrative territory of Ragusa, Marina di Ragusa is the best equipped and most famous among the bathing resorts in the province and resorts in South-Eastern Sicily. It is a resort that in the last few years has seen major development of its accommodation and urban extension, which now makes it a small town, but with all the charm of an old seaside village.
With his comfortable temperature, the small bay of Marina di Ragusa is considered by many a little paradise for surfers and windsurfers, local or not, enjoying, thanks to its special exposure, favourable wind conditions. A popular place for holidays and relaxation, which in the high season it welcomes over 60,000 holidaymakers coming from all over South-Eastern Sicily. It entertains Italian tourists and foreigners that more and more discover and appreciate its beaches of fine golden
sand. Its coast are full of places for evening entertainment, pubs, restaurants and shops, in a context of serene and orderly sociality, desired and protected by its mild people, jealous of their “quality of
life”, thanks to whom it always affords new opportunities of meetings and friendships.
From Marina di Ragusa in a day you can reach all Sicilian places below the line that connects Messina to Agrigento: among them there are Taormina, Syracuse, Catania, Piazza Armerina, Enna, Caltagirone, Noto and the other towns of the Sicilian Baroque.

Marina di Modica

For those who do not love the excessive crowds of mass tourism, Marina di Modica is an ideal place in summer to spend your holidays or days away from the city chaos, taking the opportunity to visit the nearby town of Modica: a triumph of the Baroque recognized by UNESCO, together with seven other places in the Val di Noto, which are World Heritage.
Situated between beaches of Pozzallo and Sampieri, marina di Modica is a seaside town with a wide stretch of fine golden sand with at either end low cliffs gently sloping down towards the water. Along the shore line are sand dunes similar to those of North Africa and in the small town itself, detached houses surrounded by gardens full of rich vegetation have been built since the late sixties. Besides the clean sea-water and the golden sand, Marina di Modica also has a fine promenade where, on summer evenings, you can enjoy the fresh sea breeze an try an ice-cream or “granita” bought in the cafès near the large central square. The uncontaminated nature and the peace and quite of this place attract many local families who spend their holidays here. Thanks to the opening in 1999 of a new tourist village linked to international tour operator, many foreign tourists can now discover the unique beauty of this beach.


HOW TO REACH MARINA DI RAGUSA

By car: from Catania follow the direction Syracuse (A18), then take exit Ragusa and the road SS514. From Ragusa follow the direction SP25 Marina di Ragusa.

By train: the nearest train station is in Ragusa.
www.trenitalia.it

By bus: ETNA TRASPORTI, INTERBUS daily links with main cities
www.etnatrasporti.it/

By plane: the nearest airport is “Fontanarossa” in Catania (122km)
www.aeroporto.catania.it

HOW TO REACH MARINA DI MODICA

By car: from Catania drive A18 motorway to Syracuse / Gela - Avola - Noto – Rosolini. Rosolini "last gate" follow the signs for Ispica, in  Ispica following the signs for Pozzallo, in Pozzallo follow signs to Marina di Modica.

By train: the nearest train station is in Modica
www.trenitalia.it


By bus: from Catania airport AST daily links
www.aziendasicilianatrasporti.it/

By plane: the nearest airport is “Fontanarossa” in Catania (122km)
www.aeroporto.catania.it

 
 
 
 
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